News items tagged 'policy'

Bank Street News

Bank Street Launches Early Childhood Policy Center

Posted by Rachel Reda on September 22, 2015

The Straus Center for Young Children and Families, a new research and policy center housed at Bank Street College of Education, will explore the core questions and concerns of educators and policymakers focused on improving the lives of young children and their families. To celebrate the Straus Center’s launch and ...

tagged: anat weisenfreund, early childhood education, education policy, kristina satchell, lawrence aber, lynn straus, straus center for young children and families, takiema bunche smith, virginia casper, yasmin dorrian

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Bank Street News

Bank Street Celebrates Alumna Susan Ochshorn's New Book

Posted by Rachel Reda on June 12, 2015

For nearly two decades, Susan Ochshorn has worked at the local, state, and national levels to integrate early childhood research, policy, and practice into the larger education reform conversation. Her new book, Squandering America’s Future: Why ECE Policy Matters for Equality, Our Economy, and Our Children (Teachers College Press), explores ...

tagged: alumni, early childhood education, early childhood policy, leaders at the conference table, squandering america's future, susan ochshorn

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Bank Street News

Bank Street Hosts Panel on Universal Pre-Kindergarten in NYC

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 20, 2014

Dr. Samuel J. Meisels of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute moderated the April 23 panel featuring top officials from NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration at the College’s Niemeyer Series. Updated 5/2/2014 — On April 23, Bank Street College of Education

tagged: early childhood, niemeyer, policy

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Bank Street Appoints Jackson Kytle Head of IPR

Posted by Nicholas Gray on January 15, 2014

Jackson Kytle has been appointed Interim Dean of Innovation, Policy, and Research (IPR). In that role, Kytle oversees the College Library, Bank Street Head Start, the high school dropout-prevention and college-readiness program Liberty LEADS, Occasional Papers, and other grant-funded and contract-based research and policy initiatives. Kytle will

tagged: accreditation, cabinet, ipr, policy

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Discover Bank Street

Bank Street Commends Reform Initiatives from Governor Cuomo

Posted by Nicholas Gray on January 11, 2013

In his New York State of the State address on January 9, Governor Andrew Cuomo championed several initiatives proposed by

tagged: early childhood, government, policy, pre-k, reform

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Bank Street News

Bank Street Hosts Ed Reform Hearing on Oct 16

Posted by Nicholas Gray on October 05, 2012

View photos and more from the hearing. UPDATED 10/22 Bank Street was proud to host an important public hearing for Governor Cuomo’s New York Education Reform

tagged: commission, government relations, policy, reform

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Dean's Corner

Dean Snyder Headlines DC Briefing on Evaluating School Leaders

Posted by Nicholas Gray on September 25, 2012

Dean Jon Snyder at a congressional briefing on educative assessment. View the videos: Part 1 and

tagged: assessment, congress, dean's corner, jon snyder, leadership, policy

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Graduate School

Infancy Institute Inspires Participants in its 25th Year

Posted by Nicholas Gray on July 02, 2012

Talking With Babies In a “Baby Watch” workshop, the workshop leader sits on a blue mat holding a wide-eyed 3-month old. She looks at the baby, speaking softly. He gazes at her and breaks into a wide smile.

tagged: early intervention, family, infancy, infancy institute, nancy balaban, nancy mckeever, policy, research

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Bank Street News

Fern Khan, Educator & Advocate, Retires

Posted by Bank Street on June 27, 2012

On June 21, the Bank Street College community gathered to mark the close of Fern Khan’s remarkable tenure at Bank Street College. Over the years, Fern has been a School for Children parent, a parent trustee, a statutory trustee, Dean of the Division of Continuing Education for 22 years,

tagged: advocacy, continuing education, fern khan, liberty leads, policy, social justice

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Institutional Advancement

Congressman Tim Bishop Visits Bank Street

Posted by Nicholas Gray on May 24, 2012

On Tuesday, May 15, 2012, Bank Street College received a much anticipated visit from Congressman Tim Bishop, who is the US Representative for New York’s 1st Congressional District (Suffolk County). Congressman Bishop’s current work as a politician

tagged: elizabeth dickey, jon snyder, legislation, policy, teacher evaluation

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Bank Street News

Elizabeth Dickey Appointed to NYS Education Commission

Posted by Nicholas Gray on May 17, 2012

On April 30, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed Bank Street President Elizabeth Dickey to serve on the state’s new Education Reform Commission. The Commission, established by

tagged: cuomo, elizabeth dickey, evaluations, policy, president, tony asnes

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Graduate School

Teacher Evaluations: Join the Conversation

Posted by Nicholas Gray on May 10, 2012

Updated 5/22/12: Visit Bank Street's Resource Guide for tips on how to lend your voice to the conversation.Use #bscteachereval to see the panel's live Twitter feed. *** On Saturday, May 12,

tagged: legislation, policy, teacher evaluation

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Graduate School

Dean Virginia Roach Recognized for Policy Excellence

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 17, 2012

On April 15, a major national research organization recognized Virginia Roach, Dean of the Graduate School, for her scholarly work in educational policy research. The University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) presented Dean Roach with the

tagged: future school leaders academy, policy, publications, standards, terry orr, virginia roach

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Bank Street News

Hear Christine Quinn On 'Alternatives to School Closings'

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 02, 2012

Amid intense political clamor about teacher accountability, performance standards, and education reform, the New York Times reports that the city’s Education Department remains on track to close 33 under-performing schools. When reopened, those schools will be renamed, and half their teachers will be replaced. The fate of

tagged: accountability, christine quinn, jon snyder, niemeyer, policy, social justice

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Bank Street News

‘Occasional Papers’ Challenges Politics of Accountability

Posted by Nicholas Gray on February 29, 2012

“Educators are not the enemy.” That’s the message of the latest issue of Bank Street’s Occasional Papers, according to guest co-editor Gail Boldt. This issue, the 27th published, and the second to be distributed exclusively online, tackles the subject of

tagged: accountability, bill ayers, jonathan silin, occasional papers, policy, social justice

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Bank Street News

Dean's Corner: Three Wishes For 2012

Posted by Bank Street on January 19, 2012

In the event that the turning of a calendar year is like an Aladdin's lamp and I am entitled to three wishes, here are three wishes for educational policy in 2012 (and no, the first one is NOT the wish for three more wishes). Wish #1 I wish that

tagged: dean's corner, educational policy, jon snyder

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Bank Street News

On Expertise & Expectations

Posted by Bank Street on November 03, 2011

On September 24, Bank Street College had the honor of hosting a conference conducted by the NYC Coalition for Educational Justice, the Urban Youth Collaborative, and the Alliance for

tagged: dean's corner, educational policy, jon snyder

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